▪ Tim Boyle has joined KeyBank in downtown Tacoma, as vice president/relationship manager for the South Puget Sound Commercial Banking team. He has more than 20 years of experience in commercial finance/banking with 15 years in the South Puget Sound area. Boyle received his bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University.
▪ Mike Walsh has been named branch manager for the new mortgage services office for Axia Home Loans in Tacoma. He has more than 25 years of industry experience and leadership and a strong history of developing successful sales teams. His a graudate of Washington State University.
▪ Dr. Abhishek Agarwal has joined Digestive Health Specialists in Tacoma as a gastroenterologist. He will practice in the Puyallup and Sunrise locations. Agarwal attended All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India, and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He also served as assistant professor at the University of Arkansas and as a hospitalist with Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Massachusetts.
Agarwal is board-certified with ABIM Internal Medicine and a member of both the American Gastroenterological Association and American College of Gastroenterology
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▪ Amelia Whaley is a new lawyer at Gordon Thomas Honeywell in Tacoma. She will focus on general litigation and expand her experience practicing personal injury, employment and commercial litigation.
Whaley received her law degree from Duke University School of Law and her master’s degree from Duke University, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. She received her bachelor’s degree at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana. Previously, she worked at the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office in Oakland, California; as a federal public defender for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina; and at the Center for Prosecutor Integrity, Washington, D.C.
▪ Tiffany Stutesman is the new director of quality improvement and professional development for Child Care Aware of Washington in Tacoma. In this role she directs the statewide implementation efforts of early achievers, Washington’s child care quality improvement and rating system. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii and her master’s degree from Grand Canyon University.
Stutesman most recently was with Child Care Action Council in Olympia where she was the regional coordinator for Early Achievers implementation for the Olympic Peninsula region.
▪ Ryan Pricco has been promoted to director of advocacy and policy with Child Care Aware of Washington in Tacoma. He will direct all of the statewide advocacy and legislative policy efforts around improving the quality of child care and early learning programs for the agency. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington.
Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer
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